Aerial view of the Warren, Maine lagoon system. Photo courtesy of Woodard and Curran.

Lagoon Systems In Maine 

Lagoon
Systems In Maine
 



An Informational Resource for
Operators of Lagoon Systems

Mars Hill Wastewater Lagoon System - Mars Hill  Maine. Photo Courtesy of Wright-Pierce Engineers.
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RESOURCE GUIDE
Over time some lagoon operators have gained expertise in certain areas. If you are having any problems in any of these areas and would like to talk to someone knowledgeable in these subjects, the following guide will help you. The information for this table was gathered in a 1996 survey of lagoons performed  by the Maine Lagoon Task Force.

 

SUBJECT

PLANTS WITH EXPERTISE

Floating Aerators

Dover-Foxcroft, Milo, Norway, Veazie, Ashland

Algae Daphnia

Dover-Foxcroft, Great Salt Bay, Howland, Mars Hill

Millinocket, Milo, Moosehead, North Berwick, Norway, Sanford, Veazie, Warren

Effluent Blending

Jackman

BOD / CBOD Testing

Milo, Veazie, Warren, Millinocket

Chlorination / Dechlorination

Dover-Foxcroft, Guilford-Sangerville, Norway, Millinocket, Milo, Ashland, Mars Hill

Lagoon Cover

Warren

Lagoon Curtains / Baffles

Millinocket, Washburn

Data Management

Carrabassett Valley S.D., Millinocket, Milo

Duckweed

Milo, Norway, Veazie, Rangely

Effluent Filtration

Warren, Sanford

Flow Control around and between lagoons

Dover-Foxcroft, Guilford-Sangerville, Millinocket, Milo, North Berwick, Veazie

Effluent Hold and Release

Canton, Carrabassett Valley S.D., Dexter, Jackman, Mars Hill, Moosehead, Berwick, Norway, Unity

Effluent Release (hydrograph)

Canton, Sanford

Coping with I & I

Milo, Newport, Veazie

Laboratory

Veazie, Dover-Foxcroft, Jackman, Millinocket, North Berwick, Milo
 

Licensing

Norway

Microscope Use

N. Berwick, Millinocket, Veazie, Milo

Nitrogen Testing

Milo, Veazie, Dover-Foxcroft

Nitirfication

Millinocket, Milo, Veazie, Warren

Odor Problems

Dexter, Norway, Sanford, Washburn

pH Control

Mars Hill, North Berwick, Veazie

Phosphorous Testing

Carrabassett Valley Sanitary District, Jackman

Recycling Lagoon Contents

Dover-Foxcroft

Reed Beds, Sludge Disposal

Guilford-Sangerville, Norway, Millinocket, Fort Kent, Milo, Newport

Rising Sludge

Milo, Sanford

Sampling and Monitoring

Dover-Foxcroft, Jackman, Millinocket, Milo, Norway, Veazie

Sludge Deposits

Guilford-Sangerville, Millinocket, Norway

Snowfluent / Winter effluent disposal

Carrabassett Valley S.D, Rangeley

Effluent Land Application

Carrabassett Valley S.D, Dexter, Moosehead, Patten, Thomaston, Waldoboro, Rangeley

Step Feed

North Berwick

Snow Making

Carrabassett Valley, Rangeley

Effluent Storage

Dover-Foxcroft, Milo, North Berwick, Newport, Veazie, Washburn

Temp. / D.O. Testing

Milo , Veazie

T.S.S. Testing

Milo, Veazie, Warren

Seasonal Turn Over / Benthal Release

Veazie

U.V. Disinfection

Sanford, Warren

Winter Application

Milo, Norway, Veazie, Rangeley, Carrabassett Valley
 

 


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